The Crisis Center of Tampa Bay has launched a toll-free help line to provide emotional support and resource referrals to veterans in a five-county area. Service covers Hillsborough, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, and Manatee counties. The hotline is staffed by veterans.
Any veteran needing help or information can call 844.693.5838 between 7 AM and 7 PM, Monday through Friday. After hours and weekend calls will be answered by specialists in the Crisis Center’s 2-1-1 call center. Please pass the word along to those who may need it.
We had a open, invigorated discussion on Monday June 2 after viewing CBS News’ “60 Minutes’ “Nowhere to Go: Mentally Ill Youth in Crisis”. We’d like to have more of you involved in our free monthly Education Meetings to help transfer news about important education on mental illness. We need your help to end the stigma.
Let us know what subjects would interest you most for these 1 to 1.5-hour classes. Tell us about what’ll get you out of the house after a long day of work and into a community of mental health advocates and people who care!